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Intern Seminars & Events

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PILI offers a weekly Educational Seminar Series that focuses on substantive legal topics, career development strategies and skill building relevant to public interest law. This weekly lunchtime series starts in early June and runs through the beginning of August. Starting in the spring, you can RSVP for these Seminars at the links below. Attendance counts towards your 300 hour requirement. We hope you will be able to join us!

  • For all law student interns: All law student interns are invited to attend our virtual summer Educational Seminars, even if you do not receive funding through PILI. Learn more and sign up for updates »

Check out a preview of PILI's 2022 Summer Educational Programming »

PILI also maintains an online archive of past seminars.

Please contact PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann by email or by phone at 312-832-5129 with any questions or for more information about educational programming.

Upcoming events for PILI Interns

  • Annual Pro Bono Reception

    • June 21st, 2023 - 5:30 pm, at Ivy Room at Tree Studios

    PILI's Annual Pro Bono Reception celebrates the inspiring and life-changing pro bono work being done in Illinois through effective pro bono programs, innovative partnerships, and the unwavering dedication of individual attorneys and legal professionals. This event also supports the work of PILI's Pro Bono Program.

  • Annual Awards Luncheon

    • December 6th, 2023 - 11:30 am, at Palmer House Hilton

    PILI's Annual Awards Luncheon brings together nearly 500 members of the Illinois legal community every year to celebrate the very best aspects of the legal profession: the generosity, expertise and commitment of the countless lawyers, law students, legal professionals, law firms and corporations who dedicate themselves to providing legal assistance to those in need.

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